Definitions for homestretchˈhoʊmˈstrɛtʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the straight part of a racetrack from the last turn to the finish line.

    Category: Sport

    Ref: Compare backstretch.

  2. the final phase of any endeavor.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of homestretch:

1835–45, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. homestretch(noun)

    the end of an enterprise

    "they were on the homestretch when the computer crashed"

  2. homestretch(noun)

    the straight stretch of a racetrack leading to the finish line


  1. homestretch(Noun)

    the final stretch of a race track

  2. homestretch(Noun)

    the last part of some activity (e.g. a speech)


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